exportExecutionDefinitions Interface

The exportExecutionDefinitions interface is used to export execution plans as XML files. The following table shows the parameters of the exportExecutionDefinitions interface.

Interface URL Parameter Descriptions

http://<front-end URL>/servicesExchange?hid=exportExecutionDefinitions

sid Web-service token or session identifier for user authentication. You can generate the web-service token in the Settings Page of the Silk Central UI. To access this page, hover the mouse cursor over the user name in the Silk Central menu and select User Settings. You can retrieve the session identifier by invoking the logonUser method of one of the Available Web Services.
  nodeID The node with this ID and, recursively, all of the node's children nodes are exported

Example: http://<front-end URL>/servicesExchange?hid=exportExecutionDefinitions&nodeID=<id>&sid=<webServiceToken>

exportExecutionDefinitions Web Service Example

The following code uses Apache HttpClient to export execution plans.

import org.apache.commons.httpclient.*; // Apache HttpClient

String webServiceToken = "e39a0b5b-45db-42db-84b2-b85028d954d5";

URL service = new URL("http", mWebServiceHelper.getHost(),
  "exportExecutionDefinitions", webServiceToken,
HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
HttpMethod fileGet = new GetMethod(service.toExternalForm());
int status = client.executeMethod(fileGet);
String exportedExecutionPlanResponse = fileGet.getResponseBodyAsString();

To download Apache HttpComponents, visit http://hc.apache.org/downloads.cgi. Refer to the documentation of the component for the required libraries.